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audio This Week in Palestine, July 29th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.5mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 23, to the 29, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:58PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News July 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free future. Here is out June 2016 report....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:23PM
image Philippines: The Contradictions of the Duterte Regime 480_2016-bmp-sanlakas-plm_1.jpg by Sonny Melencio
Based on a talk delivered at All Leaders Meeting of BMP-Sanlakas-PLM at Claret Parish Church on July 13, 2016....
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:13AM
image Record temperatures in Kuwait and Iraq as heatwave spikes pose increasing health risk 480_20160722-record-temps-kuwait-iraq_1.jpg by john Englart (Takver)
As the US swelters through the current dog-days of summer heatwaves, spare a thought for people in southern Iraq, Iran and Kuwait who had to endure maximum temperatures of 129°F (54C) last week. Increasing temperatures and extreme heat events pose increasing health risk and enormous challenges for acclimatization and adaptation. Reducing emissions is vital for limiting this risk for future generations, but adaptation will also be now essential for human survival....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:35PM
image Native American Civil Rights Leaders Seek Justice for the Murder of Slain Family member 480_press_release_for_una_lakota_gall_brightman_july_27_2016_1.jpg by United Native Americans
We Invite Members of the Press to Our Press Conference which will be held At 8:30am until 8:45am infront of the Superior Court of California County of Contra County A.F. Bray Courthouse located at 1020 Ward Street Martinez, CA 94553...
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:29AM
image It is Time for the US to Pardon Jamacian National Hero ~ Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. 480_fde78f0b-9a8f-4fcf-8bc2-0e6176c8c732_cx8_cy0_cw89_mw1024_s_n_r1_1.jpg by Hisham Aidi
Youth of today are not familiar with the ideas and influence of Marcus Garvey. His name is not sampled in hip-hop tracks the way Malcolm X's name is, he is not the subject of Hollywood films, nor is his visage held up at rallies the way Martin Luther King's image appears at rallies for Obama. Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. was critical to the 20th century black freedom movement that continues today....
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:02PM
image The Filipinos Fight Against Inequality Must Intensify 480_2016-akbayan_1.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Nothing should inspire the public’s outrage more than the chasm that exists between the haves and have nots in Philippine society. And what better indicator can there be of inequality than when poor people suspected of involvement in drugs start dropping dead on the streets while the rich and powerful escape plunder charges through the courts?...
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:57AM
image Conservationists Urge Increased Protections of Silky Sharks at International Meeting 480_silkysharkpetition_en_072516_1.jpg by JoannaMcWilliams
Turtle Island Restoration Network and partner organizations are calling on the delegates at an upcoming global conservation meeting to take action to reduce the killing of silky sharks. These sharks are targeted for their valuable fins, and are in dire need of greater protections....
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:19AM
video Obama and Nieto peddle TPPA, ignore police massacres (video/mp4 160.3mb) by IndyRadio/David Roknich
Police massacres of striking teachers in Mexico were ignored in discussions held between leaders of the US and Mexico, who instead focused on the merits of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. No questions about Nochixtlán or Ayotzinapa were asked by the press during the short time allowed for questions....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:36PM
calendar IRC Meeting on Montreal Indymedia Convergence 480_indymedia-independent-media-network_1.jpg by Indymedia Convergence
IRC: https://irc.indymedia.org Channel: montreal2016...
Event Date: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:59PM
text UN Summit Reaches Debt, Tax and Trade Agreements by Greg Williams
Member countries of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) renewed a mandate for the UN agency on economic issues. The agreement will guide UNCTAD's work for the next four years...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:10PM
text Holy See Calls on UN Development Summit to Build an Inclusive Economy by Greg Williams
Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, called on a United Nations development summit to address debt, tax, trade and environmental policies that impact poverty....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:32AM
text Negotiators Struggle for Agreement on Debt and Tax Issues at UN Development Summit by Greg
A United Nations global development summit begins its fourth day of difficult negotiations in Nairobi, Kenya. The member countries of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) define the institution's purpose and economic and development focuses every four years....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:46AM
calendar World Forum of Free Media world-forum-free-media-2016.pdf_140_.jpg by World Forum of Free Media
McGill University in Montreal...
Event Date: Sun Aug 7, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:12PM
text On the tragic and the farcical of the British referendum by Void Network
An analysis about BREXIT from a Greek Anarchist point of view...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:55AM
audio This Week in Palestine, July 16th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 3.4mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 09, to the 16, 2016....
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:05PM
image TESC Students for Justice in Palestine Respond to Evergreen Administration 480_tesc-boycott_1.jpg by TESC Students for Justice in Palestine
An open letter from TESC Students for Justice in Palestine’s response to the Administration’s statement concerning the affirmative student votes to boycott Sabra, Driscoll’s, and CAT products on the Evergreen campus and its refusal to respect the CAT boycott....
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:19PM
video Protests force Mexico to talks with teachers (video/mp4 113.6mb) by IndyRadio/CNTE
2 months of protest against the neoliberal assault on education in Mexico have finally resulted in talks between The Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE) and Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong.Highways remain blockaded in 5 states and the teachers send us a video of protests from Monday, 11jul16...
Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:51PM
image Oaxaca 2016: «Esta lucha no es del magisterio, es del pueblo de México» 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Miles de hombres y mujeres, desde una multitud de pueblos y comunidades están luchando en su día a día para construir un camino distinto, justo y digno....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:04PM
image Oaxaca 2016: “This is not a teachers struggle, it belongs to the people of Mexico” 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Thousands of men and women, from a multitude of peoples and communities, are struggling daily to build a different path, just and dignified....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:38PM